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North American Free Trade Agreement / Campaign '92 / American Jobs #583934

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 07, 1992
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Statistics on and the tenets of the North American Free Trade Agreement between the US, Canada and Mexico outlined on screen.

(San Antonio, Texas: John Cochran) The campaign politics of the free trade agreement featured; scenes shown of the ceremonies in San Antonio, Texas. [President BUSH - says NAFTA means more exports and hence more jobs.] [Earlier, at North Carolina State University, Democratic presidential candidate Bill CLINTON - talks about the agreement.] [October 5, BUSH - reviews Clinton's positions for and against the pact.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Studio: Mike Jensen) Reactions in El Paso, Texas, which already does a lot of business with Mexico, and in Toledo, Ohio, which has lost jobs to Mexico, to the trade agreement compared; scenes shown of a development that straddles the border in El Paso. [El Paso economic development office Roberto FRANCO - talks about the market in Mexico.] [In Toledo, Libby Glass John MYER - says the agreement favors Mexico.] [Representative Marcy KAPTUR - says Ohio is losing jobs to Mexico.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Cochran, John;
Jensen, Mike

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